The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Manager
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 118 92
Rank change year-on-year +8 -26  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 21 43 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 1.11% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.17% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 37
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £340 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - £46.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2470 3668 3404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.96% 94.29% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 2190 1781
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 171 209
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.97 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 13 £413 +3.12% 4
Cheshire +30 4 £525 -12.50%
Lancashire +14 2 £420 -1.17%
Merseyside 0 1 - -
Infrastructure Manager
England

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Infrastructure Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 16 (44.44%) Project Management
2 13 (36.11%) Finance
3 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (30.56%) Migration
5 10 (27.78%) Linux
6 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 6 (16.67%) Unix
8 6 (16.67%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.67%) Banking
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) Change Management
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle
9 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
10 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 4 (11.11%) AIX
10 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
11 3 (8.33%) Service Management
11 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
11 3 (8.33%) SDLC
11 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
11 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
11 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
12 2 (5.56%) Application Virtualisation
12 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) CICS
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Log4j
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) WSDL
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) XSL
2 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Unix
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) HPUX
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Project Management
2 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (30.56%) Migration
4 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) Change Management
5 6 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 3 (8.33%) SDLC
7 3 (8.33%) Service Management
7 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.56%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.56%) ITSM
8 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.56%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) PMO
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) arcserve
3 1 (2.78%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.78%) PlateSpin
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
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